Insider Trading Alert - DIN, VFC And OSIS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $105.45 to $209,435,400.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

DineEquity (DIN) - FREE Research Report

Rose Patrick W, who is Director at DineEquity, sold 10,000 shares at $89.14 on Oct. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 41,020 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.6% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.04, down $0.10, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DineEquity go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 41
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 41
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 130,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 41
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 130,000

The average volume for DineEquity has been 155,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. DineEquity has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 6.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

DineEquity, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, franchises, and operates full-service restaurant chains in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate DineEquity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DineEquity as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full DineEquity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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VF (VFC) - FREE Research Report

John E. Barbey T/U/W FBO Tenacre Foundation, who is 10% Owner at VF, sold 225,000 shares at $66.91 on Oct. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 21.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 225,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.85, up $0.94, or 1.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VF go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 230
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,566
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 230
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 46,316
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 230
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,316

The average volume for VF has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VF has a market cap of $29.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 8.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

V.F. Corporation designs, manufactures, or sources from independent contractors various apparel and footwear products primarily in the United States and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate VF a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VF as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full VF Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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OSI Systems (OSIS) - FREE Research Report

Mehra Ajay, who is Executive Vice President at OSI Systems, sold 30,000 shares at $69.07 on Oct. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 188,208 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.75% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.04, up $1.97, or 2.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for OSI Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,582
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,582

The average volume for OSI Systems has been 190,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. OSI Systems has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 33.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

OSI Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures specialized electronic systems and components worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate OSI Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates OSI Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full OSI Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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